My darling brother, from whom I nicked the title of this very blog, has occasionally complained that it doesn’t feature enough niff, naff n triv. So this is a little snippet for him as it combines our joint love of the game they play in heaven, our religious background and our accidental Welshness.
The last two times Wales won the grand slam in 2005 and 1978, the Pope died. Actually in 1978 two died, Paul VI and John Paul I, but it is a universally acknowledge truth that Wales were much better in the seventies. Therefore Pope Benedict XVI should take it easy on the egg-nog over the Christmas period.
Obviously you shouldn’t just take my word for it, please read the full study as completed by the British Medical Journal.